More than 40 commercial crops are grown in the sunny, fertile Yakima Valley, farm fresh produce is within reach nearly year-round. 75% of the nationís hops thrive in the Yakima Valley. The valley is the predominant source for wine grapes and tree fruit, making Yakima Valley the freshest destination for craft beverage tasting in the Pacific Northwest.
Enjoy the relaxing pace of the countryside and the charm of revitalized downtowns. Explore the vineyards with a winemaker, then laugh and enjoy a long leisurelylunch in Yakima or another community.
Access to the Yakima Valley couldn't be easier with a quick drive from the Seattle, Portland, OR and Spokane metropolitan areas. You can also hop on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Yakima.
Visit the Yakama Nation Cultural Heritage Center in Toppenish with one of the oldest Native American museums in the country.
Explore the unique agricultural history of the Yakima Valley with still exhibits at the Yakima Valley Museum in Yakima and interactive exhibits of living history at the Central Washington Agricultural Museum.
And don't forget to spice it up at the many Mexican taquerias and taco trucks or discover Yakima Valley culinary favorites at the many new restaurants in the Yakima Valley.